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07 Nov 2019
Sarah’s father is Spanish and her mother is Hungarian. They live in Spain, where Sarah was born. Sarah has always felt special because, from a very young age, she could speak two languages fluently. Unfortunately, Sarah’s parents divorced last year...
17 Oct 2019
Last school year took place in the program called "School after school". After evaluation, the Cluj-Napoca municipality considered it successful in all aspects and plans to extend the program to other schools in the following years. The children...
23 Sep 2019
Data from the Parents Association show that in 2018, over 6,000 people contacted the online safety hotline in Bulgaria, mostly concerning child sexual abuse. As a result, and in order to improve online communication, they launched the ‘You are the ...
14 Aug 2019
How often do you hug your child? Research at Duke University tracked 500 participants through the age of 30. Research has shown that the children who were treated lovingly by their parents in their early years became happier and more balanced in...
25 Jul 2019
In an article published on the Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County News Portal, psychologist Beáta Balogh explains why fair and open communication and cooperation between parents is important during and after divorce. Divorce always has an impact on a child...
11 Jul 2019
Diageo Hungary introduced a new family-friendly policy on July 1, that allows parents (mothers or fathers) to qualify for up to 26 weeks of paid leave in their child's first year. According to Gábor Zeisler, CEO of Diageo, the majority of its...
03 Jul 2019
Ágnes Diamond started a support group for LGBTQI + parents in 2016. Parents meet monthly, but they also set up a Facebook group called "Parents and Supporters of LGBTQ Children." "Parents need to be visible, to commit themselves to show the others,...
Source: National Network for Children Bulgaria
08 Jun 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that UNICEF is organizing Parenting Month for June 2019, during which the organization will share numerous materials to support parents in Bulgaria. The materials will relate to better policies of...
07 Jun 2019
The efforts of Terre des hommes Moldova to promote an active role of fathers in the family have been recognized internationally. The child rights protection organization has recently become an active member of the MenCare global fatherhood campaign...
26 Apr 2019
In Serbia, for a long time, one of the main themes is Immunization of children, since in the 2017, the largest epidemic of morbils in the last 25 years has erupted. In the last year in Serbia, the courts issued 119 convictions to parents for failing...

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